George T. Mumford has taught meditation since 1986 in a range of environments, from prisons to Harvard Medical School. Also known as The Mindfulness Performance Whisperer, George is a highly acclaimed and leading expert in sports psychology & performance. He is the author of The Mindful Athlete: Secrets to Pure Performance and is Phil Jackson’s ‘Secret Weapon’ to winning eight NBA Championships. George’s passion is teaching mindfulness to high profile sports, business and academic teams alike; from the Los Angeles Lakers, Chicago Bulls and New York Knicks, to senior global executives and systems. He is also Board President of Ivy Child International, a non-profit devoted to universal mindfulness education.